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As summer winds down and school is right around the corner, there's no doubt that you or your child will be faced with a test or a research project this coming school year. We'd like to introduce you to our online resources that can help make your child's upcoming school year a success. The Alvin Sherman Library has a vast amount of resources to help you find reliable information quickly and from your home computer anytime day or night. For many, google is the first choice in searching for information...but why not consider using the Alvin Sherman Library first? You'll be amazed at what resources exist inside our facility!

Check out these helpful databases available from home with your
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Hundreds of Business Plans from Safari Books online

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children and tweens programming

Silly Stories with the Shermanettes! (All Ages)
Thursdays, 10:30 am - 11:15 am
August 1
Stories, songs and a puppet show with our very own Shermanettes, winners of South Florida Parenting’s Kids Crown Award!
First Floor, Room 1017.

Super Saturday: Rock and Roll Interactive Dance Show (End of Summer Bash)
Saturday, August 3, 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Enjoy Fantasy Theatre Factory’s high energy, totally interactive dance show featuring today’s latest hits and some dances of yester-year.
First Floor, Room 1017.


teen programming

Book Club & Author Visit with Steven dos Santos (Ages 14-18)
The Culling, a book by Steven dos SantosFriday, August 2, 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Participate in our teen book club and meet the author! For registration information and book details, contact Julie Fuller, Young Adult Librarian, 954-262-5477. First Floor-Program Room #1017




Resume Writing Resources 101
Tuesdays: 11:00 am or 2:00 pm
August 6, 13
Learn how to create a resume using Microsoft Office, Google Docs and Zoho Writer templates. Attendees will need the following: NSU SharkLink Account or NSU Public Card, flash drive access to a personal email account. Basic computer skills are required. These are individual one hour sessions.
Registration is required and begins two weeks before each date.
Second Floor, Lab B.

Exhibit Grand Opening Reception for Harry Potter's World: Renaissance Science, Magic, and Medicine an NLM Traveling Exhibition
Harry Potter's World letterhead with owlThursday, August 8, 6:00 to 8:00 pm at the Nova Southeastern University Health Professions Division Library, HPD Building #3, Library 3200 S. University Drive, Ft. Lauderdale. Florida 33318
Costume Contest, Trivia Contest, Cake & Refreshments, Wizard's Food and more ....** All members of the NSU Community and the Public are welcome **** Please RSVP so that we can get a head count for the event **

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Genealogical Society of Broward County- Open Lab
Sunday, August 4, 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm

The Genealogical Society of Broward County’s (GSBC) will host only an open lab (12 noon - 2 pm) and the Genealogical Society of Broward County business meeting (which begins at 2 pm) on April 1. Sponsored by the Genealogical Society of Broward County.
Second Floor, Lab A.

African Diaspora Genealogy Group
Saturday, August 24, 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Join others interested in learning more about African Diaspora genealogy. This support group meets informally on the fourth Saturday of every month at the Alvin Sherman Library. For more information about the group contact Second Floor, Lab A.


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